AOL Answers FAQs
AOL Answers FAQs
If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers … or at least someone does. AOL Answers is a fun place to share, explore and discover all sorts of information. AOL Answers allows you to connect with people who have specialized knowledge and share the same interests as you.
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Does my posting have to be a question?
On AOL Answers, you are not limited to just asking questions. You are free to comment, ask questions, answer questions, add topics, images, links and even videos. View categories, find topics you like and begin engaging. For more information, refer to the help article Commenting on AOL Answers.
How do I save a posting?
Anything you've ever posted on AOL Answers will be saved under your My Activity tab.
To view your activity:
Here, everything will be listed for you to see.
How do I view old messages?
As stated above, all of your messages are conveniently saved under your My Activity tab.
How can I join in on a discussion?
To join a discussion:
How do I ask a question on AOL Answers?
How do I enrich or enhance my question on AOL Answers?
To ensure you get the best answers to your questions on AOL Answers, read below for some of our tips about writing titles and questions.
Your question title
The question title is the first thing the community sees. The title is also the part of the question that is shown on AOL Answers. This means you should always write a question title that is clear and concise.
This is where you post your question. It’s usually better to include specific details about what you're asking. This way, the community will be able to give you the best answer without asking for more information.
Formatting your question
Format your question by including bold, italicized or underlined text. In the example below , the letter “I” is highlighted and the italics button is pressed.
How can I add videos, images, and links on AOL Answers?
Note: There is no limit to the number of videos you can include in any given question.
How can I add topics on AOL Answers?
When you write your question on AOL Answers you must add a topic to your question so you receive the best answers. After you write your question, please pick a category from the drop-down menu. After you’ve picked the category, a list of sub categories will appear. You have the option of choosing additional relevant topics and/or adding your own topics.
Note: You have to choose at least one category or topic in order to post your question. We will send your question to people who have expressed interest in the topics you've specified.
How can I share my question on AOL Answers?
We want you to get the best possible answers to your questions. We send the questions to those members in the community who will be most suited to answer your query. When asking a question, you can share your question on your Facebook and Twitter pages and email.
To share on Facebook:
To share on Twitter:
To share by email:
How can I comment on a question on AOL Answers?
The AOL Answers community can be an outlet where you can discuss, comment and post your point of view on specific subjects as well as respond to what others have posted. Everything posted on AOL Answers remains available for you to read and respond to at your convenience. Comment, ask questions, answer questions, add topics, images, links and even videos. Whatever you decide to do, commenting on AOL Answers is fun and easy to do.
Interested in a specific topic? Select a topic from the All Categories list and begin posting.
How do I post a message to the AOL Answers Community?
New to the AOL Answers community? Not to worry. AOL Answers is a fun place to share, explore and discover all sorts of information. AOL Answers allows you to connect with people who share the same interests as you.
To post a message:
To see what others are talking about or needing help with, scroll down to view recent activity and begin engaging with the community.
Note: Interested in a specific topic? Select a topic from the All Categories list and begin posting.
How can I submit feedback?
We’d really like to hear from you! Your feedback is important, as it helps us improve the quality and user experience of AOL Answers. If there is anything you would like to tell us about AOL Answers, you can do so by clicking on the Send Feedback link (found at the top right-hand corner of each webpage). Your comments will go a long way.
To submit feedback:
How do I report an inappropriate question and/or answer?
At AOL Answers, we are dedicated to helping people gain the most knowledge possible in a safe and friendly online community. Unfortunately, spam and inappropriate comments do make it on to our site. We at AOL try our best to catch these instances and delete them as soon as possible. We also offer users the ability to report inappropriate comments or spam via a link within the question and answer fields. Should you come across an offensive post, please use the Report links to notify AOL.
To report a question and/or answer:
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|Last updated: 07-15-2014|
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